Cotton growers are pairing with fashion brand Jeanswest to deliver a new range of women’s clothing made from 100 per cent Australian cotton

The action is part of the company’s commitment to traceability and sourcing local materials, with the new range officially certified as being made from sourced-and-grown Australian cotton.The new cotton collection is available at Jeans¬west stores in both Australia and New Zealand. According to Jeanswest. one bale of Australian cotton can produce up to 750 shirts. … More Cotton growers are pairing with fashion brand Jeanswest to deliver a new range of women’s clothing made from 100 per cent Australian cotton

Asahi Kasei to buy U.S based Sage Automotive Interiors

This deal seeks to help Asahi Kasei, which makes artificial leather for car interiors, to create a complete supply chain from raw materials to finished products. High-quality automotive textiles are in high demand and Asahi Kasei expects its sales to rise after the acquisition. The deal will see Asahi Kasei buy the U.S. fund’s entire … More Asahi Kasei to buy U.S based Sage Automotive Interiors

Breaking News – Oerlikon signed definite agreement with Dana Inc. for sale of Drive Systems Segment

Divestiture is for an enterprise value of CHF 600 million, approximately equaling the cash proceeds expected for the sale at closing Transaction is expected to close in late 2018 or the first quarter of 2019 Oerlikon delivers on strategy and strengthens investment capabilities Cash will be deployed for investments in surface solutions and advanced materials … More Breaking News – Oerlikon signed definite agreement with Dana Inc. for sale of Drive Systems Segment

Carpet squares: carpet with form suggests Groz-Beckert

The global demand for tufted carpets has developed rather moderately compared to hard floors in recent years. The carpet square segment, on the other hand, is experiencing a real boom. While carpet squares were first found in the public sector, they are now enjoying a strongly growing popularity in the private sector due to their … More Carpet squares: carpet with form suggests Groz-Beckert

Monitoring report shows increase of new trade restrictions from WTO members

WTO members introduced more trade-restrictive measures from mid-October 2017 to mid-May 2018 compared to the previous review period (mid-October 2016 to mid-October 2017), according to the Director-General’s mid-year report on trade-related developments presented to members on 25 July at a meeting of the Trade Policy Review Body. While WTO members continued to implement more trade-facilitating … More Monitoring report shows increase of new trade restrictions from WTO members